Information and data from the field of elder mistreatment is still limited. The MIEJCC serves to bridge the gap between direct services and academic research. Field based experience serves to inform academics and their research to contribute to a holistic approach to processes.

Core Functions

  • Provide the coordination, capacity, and resources to gather comprehensive data that determines the scope and impact of elder abuse in Michigan.
  • Engage academic institutions in collaborative efforts and research studies.
  • Gather information about best practices at state and national levels.
  • Engage network partners with creating a platform for defining elder abuse.